A group of 450 Sri Lankan University students from Jaffna University and Sri Jayawardenepura University who were trapped while hiking the Hantana Mountain, Kandy yesterday due to bad weather condition were rescued by the Sri Lanka Army today morning (December 17).
Army Spokesman said that some 43 students were admitted to the Peradeniya hospital. Among them 42 are female students.
About 450 university students from Jaffna University(Vavuniya Campus) and Sri Jayawardenepura University were stranded within the Hanthana Forest Reserve in Kandy. Operation staged by the Army helped to trace the missing students.